• Medical Science Liaison - Kidney Disease

    Job Locations US-Remote
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  • Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) who will be responsible for furthering the medical community's scientific knowledge of our products. In this role, you would be a credible source of evidence-based information that demonstrates the value of Otsuka products from the clinical, economic and humanistic standpoint and work in partnership with providers, payers and other key stakeholders to improve patient outcomes.


    There are five key aspects of this position that our ideal candidate would be able to fulfill:

    • Insights: collect and submit field medical insights that drive decision making and prioritization of evidence generation efforts and healthcare solutions
    • Solutions: identify opportunities for solutions within territory that improve patient outcomes; deploy and apply solutions through direct customer interactions
    • Healthcare Systems & Trends: maintain a comprehensive knowledge of territory, the interconnectivity of the key decision makers within and the challenges faced in providing and delivering optimal patient care
    • Economic Value: communicate and deliver pharmacoeconomic data (including quality, cost and patient outcomes) that address payer and provider needs and priorities; including implementing practice decision support and care management tools that positively impact the delivery of patient care
    • Compliance: conduct all interactions with healthcare professionals, payers and other stakeholders in accordance with all applicable Otsuka policies and procedures.


    • Experience with nephrology or kidney disease (specifically ADPKD preferred)
    • Advanced degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Health Services Research or Public Health, (Pharm.D., M.D., Ph.D. or D.Ph.) is required
    • Must have an understanding of the interconnectivity of health systems, overall delivery of patient care and how to solution with the overall goal of improved patient outcomes
    • Must be an expert on current literature, therapeutic issues, process of care and the competitive landscape related to therapeutic areas
    • Experience in our therapeutic areas
    • Willingness to travel (60-80% travel time) within assigned territory

    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016. 

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.

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